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UCSF School of Nursing /Partners in Health Job: Midwifery Mentor, Malawi

Sharon Rose - May 25, 2018
The Global Action in Nursing (GAIN) project is a 12-month opportunity based in Neno district, Malawi. The purpose of the mentorship is to work closely with Malawian nurse colleagues to improve outcome...
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Advanced Practice Nurse africa Capacity building educator health workforce development malawi maternal child health Midwifery Nurse Educator nursing Partners in Health Training womens health Work & Volunteer Abroad
Global Health Diagnostics

PIVOT seeks Research Manager (Madagascar)

PIVOT Works, Inc. - June 14, 2017
The Research Manager will work closely with PIVOT’s leadership launch and coordinate implementation and clinical research initiatives to evaluate PIVOT interventions, and to serve as the central coord...
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Capacity building epidemiology global health implementation research Job posting madagascar
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

PIVOT seeks Research Manager (Madagascar)

PIVOT Works, Inc. - June 14, 2017
The Research Manager will work closely with PIVOT’s leadership launch and coordinate implementation and clinical research initiatives to evaluate PIVOT interventions, and to serve as the central coord...
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Capacity building epidemiology global health implementation research Job posting madagascar Rural settings
[ARCHIVED] Tuberculosis Among Migrants

How can health systems be adapted to make them more effective at addressing TB in migrants? Should interventions be rights-based? Evidence-based?

Poonam Dhavan - Jan. 19, 2017
Good Morning from a gray Geneva! My name is Poonam, I work as migration health programme coordinator at the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and also co-Chair a Working Group on TB and ...
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Capacity building end TB strategy health systems strengthening TB and migration
[ARCHIVED] Designing Provider Incentives

Provider Recognition to Improve Ethical Standards

Sandeep Saluja - Dec. 11, 2015
I work in India and not many years ago, each town and city had many good clinics and nursing homes. Even if one was to look at things from a purely selfish angle, no doctor could afford to annoy the c...
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Capacity building designing provider incentives Ethics non-financial incentives
[ARCHIVED] Designing Provider Incentives

What's in it for the Providers?

Edward Ringel - Dec. 11, 2015
To provide an incentive, one must answer the provider's question: "What's in it for me?" For some, it's financial gain. For others, it may be more time, more job satisfaction, better working environme...
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Capacity building Cost designing provider incentives Financial incentives non-financial incentives Technology
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Team-Based Incentives for Resource Limited Settings

Wei Chang - Dec. 11, 2015
When designing effective provider incentives, a few challenges/issues stand out for resource-limited settings: the effective size of incentives compared to the relatively low compensation, the possibi...
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Capacity building Cost designing provider incentives non-financial incentives Technology
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Capacity Building for Developing Countries

Asfaw Ayalew - Dec. 10, 2015
Capacity building is one way to incentivize health care providers. They need and want to be abreast of medical advancement. But, here comes the disparity. Health care workers (HCWs) in developing coun...
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Capacity building designing provider incentives non-financial incentives Technology
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Demand-Based Purchasing

Eugene Schneller - Dec. 10, 2015
Providers of care and policymakers in the US have generally failed to embrace the medical materials environment in their pursuit of value based purchasing. Accounting for as much as 25% of a hospital...
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Capacity building Cost designing provider incentives
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Applying Behavioral Economics Early On

Chris Desmond - Dec. 10, 2015
Perhaps we need to apply the lessons from behavioral economics a step earlier. The key may be to make checking provider incentives against guidelines based on behavioral economics a part of the appro...
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Behavioral economics Capacity building designing provider incentives non-financial incentives
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Patient/Physician Engagement Crowdsourced Portal

Lydia Green - Dec. 10, 2015
CONCEPT - Develop online technology platform that allows a vetted community to create persuasive, compelling and engaging evidence-based content targeting high-cost low-value drug/device/diagnostic u...
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Capacity building Cost designing provider incentives Technology
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Focusing on Non-Financial Incentives

Barry Saver - Dec. 9, 2015
Most of us go into medicine out of a desire to serve and help - primarily intrinsic motivation. Extrinsic motivation (financial incentives) should only be applied to incentivize activities that shoul...
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Capacity building Cost designing provider incentives Financial incentives non-financial incentives
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Recognition Based Incentives

Radha krishna Behara - Dec. 7, 2015
The basic nature of humans is “recognition” other than Money. That is the focal point of my idea. Here is the details: 1. In Each city, Government should create an agency to handle this effort fin...
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Capacity building designing provider incentives non-financial incentives
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Next Generation Quality Measures

Stephen Martin - Dec. 7, 2015
I write as a practicing family physician. My colleagues and I from Care that Matters (http://www.carethatmatters.org/) recently published a set of ideas in PLOS Medicine (http://journals.plos.org/plos...
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Capacity building designing provider incentives
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Integrating Sustainability and Public/Environmental Health into Provider Incentives

Rachel Pohl - Dec. 7, 2015
My idea is to integrate the agenda of Global Green and Healthy Hospitals into the discussion about designing provider incentives, including opportunities such as hospital waste management, energy/buil...
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Capacity building Cost designing provider incentives Technology
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

#GivingTuesday

Eric Obscherning - Dec. 1, 2015
Dear Young Professionals, Our #MultiplyChange campaign is now in its 3rd week. This fundraising campaign will support our new NextGen Leaders Program so that emerging leaders in places like Kenya c...
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cancer Capacity building chronic disease Emerging Leaders Essential Medicines Fundraising & Communications
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

Bethune Roundtable 2015 Save the Date and Call for Abstracts!

Alan Chu - Jan. 16, 2015
The Bethune Round Table (BRT) is an annual interdisciplinary scientific meeting hosted at Canadian academic centres to discuss the challenges and solutions to improving surgical care to underserviced...
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Anesthesia Capacity building Consultations global surgery Gynecology Innovations for Resource-Limited Settings medical education Obstetrics radiology Surgical Pathology Surgical Workforce
Health IT

Building interdisciplinary capacity for ICT interventions—what works?

Isaac Holeman - July 2, 2014
Hi Everyone, Isaac here—some of you know me as one of the founders of Medic Mobile, and more recently I’m also pursuing research projects through a Gates Cambridge scholarship in management studies...
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Capacity building IT Training mhealth Mobile Devices
Health IT

Hive 2.0: Where evidence, entrepreneurs, and health harmonize (Kampala, Ug) - Seeking Feedback

Michael Lipnick - Oct. 21, 2013
The Global Health Hub in collaboration with The Hive CoLab, & Development Gateway’s OpenGov Hub are exploring the creation of an accelerator workspace model to co-locate likeminded individuals and org...
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Capacity building donors governance harmonization Local governments Networking NGOs Uganda
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Short Course on Prevention Strategies for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

Kremlin Wickramasinghe - April 11, 2013
Short Course on Prevention Strategies for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) 1–6 September 2013: , Oxford. England. We are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for this excit...
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cancer Capacity building Conferences & Meetings Heart Disease prevention Tobacco Control